July 12, 2009 8:38pm
In a JTA investigation, Athens correspondent Jean Cohen discovers that a six-hour telethon in Greece that raised $1.67 million for a Christian Palestinian hospital allegedly destroyed by Israel was a scam: The hospital never existed. Now Palestinians are demanding to know where the money will be spent.
March 29, 2009 4:26pm
An Athens appeals court acquitted a well-known Greek neo-Nazi of Holocaust denial.
January 6, 2009 12:08am
A weekly Greek newspaper calls Jews “Christ killers” in an editorial about the Gaza conflict.
December 29, 2008 9:23pm
The leader of a far-right political party in Greece compared Israel’s actions in Gaza to Hitler.
December 23, 2008 8:15pm
A Greek newspaper in a front-page headline called Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme “The Jewish bond.”
January 2, 2008 10:00am
A new book describes the Greek-Jewish roots of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
August 22, 2004 9:00am
At an Athens memorial service for 11 Israelis killed in a massacre at the 1972 Munich Olympics, the widow of one those slain called on Olympic leaders to organize a ceremony to be held as part of the Olympic Games.
December 2, 2002 10:00am
According to a new report, “blatant anti-Semitism” has been increasingly expressed in the Greek media since the start of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict more than two years ago.
October 12, 1999 9:00am
ATHENS, Oct. 12 (JTA) – Destroyed during World War II, the historic Etz Hayim Synagogue on the Greek island of Crete was rededicated over the weekend. But the festive series of ceremonies were marred when a local Greek official asked that Jews refrain from worshiping at the synagogue. The request came in a letter from…